Re: Jury outcomes and selection [was: Nonproblems with Juries]

From: Robert J. Bradbury (
Date: Mon Feb 07 2000 - 03:52:01 MST

On Sun, 6 Feb 2000, Technotranscendence wrote:

> I said:
> > I would consider "peers" to be either
> > agnostics or athiests. When defense selects juries, can they
> > only select people that fall into those categories since they
> > are presumably the only people capable of coming to rational
> > conclusions based on the evidence presented.
> I know many atheists and so called agnostics who are irrational.

While they might not be 100% "rational", as a group, they would seem
to have demonstrated a greater ability to look at evidence and draw
a rational conclusion rather then orient their lives around what
previous discussions have shown, seems largely to consist of fiction
(unless you agree with the aliens among us thread). The review of jury
candidates using these arguments would sure be fun...


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